Yahoo Boy Bags One Year Term for love Scam in Kaduna


The Kaduna Zonal Command has secured the conviction of one Joshua Audu before Justice A.A Bello of the Kaduna State High Court on a one count charge bordering on Love scam

Joshua, who was arrested by the Kaduna State Vigilance Service, KADVS at Brooklyn Hotel, Narayi Barnawa Kaduna on suspicion of involvement in cybercrime and handed over to the Commission for further investigation, allegedly used the social media platform, Google Chat to defraud victims whom he professed love to. He received money and gift cards as proceeds of his illicit act.

He pleaded guilty upon arraignment, leading to his conviction and sentencing to one year imprisonment or a fine of N 150,000(One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira). He is also to forfeit his Redmi 7 and iPhone 11 mobile devices to the Federal Government.

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